building protection

building protection

The application of measures designed to preserve a building and its contents from deterioration, damage (from fire, water, etc.) and unauthorized intrusion.
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The completion of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)-led IB effort represents a major milestone in building protection and decontamination efforts.
The technologies in this program will ultimately be made available to the entire military community through a modeling and simulation toolkit, so building planners and designers can incorporate building protection strategies into new facilities, and retrofit such systems into existing ones.
Its Web site offers free information on building evacuation, fire prevention strategies and building protection from fire and other hazards.
A vaccine in the form of a shot gets into the bloodstream and starts building protection against disease very quickly.
Council bosses believe the Zurburan paintings at Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, may have listed building protection.
government coordination with the Hazmat, fumigation, and building protection industries--not just locally, but nationwide and perhaps including the U.
The Grade 11 listed building protection covers the cluster of five kiosks outside Middlesbrough Town Hall and a green one that hit the headlines ten years ago when it was illegally removed by BT.
Over the coming months, selected small businesses across the UK will receive a Business Watch information and advice pack, which will provide practical help on how to address a number of areas of security where small businesses may be exposed, such as advice on perimeter and building protection.
When a vaccine is given in the form of a shot, it allows the vaccine material to enter the body "unchanged" by digestion and to begin the process of building protection against the disease, or immunity.
In our experience, many security managers have essentially disregarded low-probability, high-consequence threats for valid reasons, including that their assets were not attractive, that existing constraints precluded action, that the threat source was so external to the business and potentially sophisticated/lethal that it was more effectively addressed by government agencies, and that existing or upgraded building protection systems offered an adequate level of protection given the likelihood of the threat for that business.
And while a seismic code may provide for building protection, the building's contents are the responsibility of its occupants.
At higher shear strains (50-125%) that might be experienced in an earthquake, a compound can demonstrate the lower shear modulus that is needed for building protection.
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